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1    the act of seeing or observing; an inspection  
2    vision or sight, esp. range of vision  
the church is out of view     
3    a scene, esp. of a fine tract of countryside  
the view from the top was superb     
4    a pictorial representation of a scene, such as a photograph  
5    sometimes pl   opinion; thought  
my own view on the matter differs from yours     
6    chance or expectation  
the policy has little view of success     
7    foll by: to   a desired end or intention  
he has a view to securing further qualifications     
8    a general survey of a topic, subject, etc.  
a comprehensive view of Shakespearean literature     
9    visual aspect or appearance  
they look the same in outward view     
10      (Law)  
a    a formal inspection by a jury of the place where an alleged crime was committed  
b    a formal inspection of property in dispute  
11    a sight of a hunted animal before or during the chase  
12    in view of   taking into consideration  
13    on view   exhibited to the public gaze  
14    take a dim or poor view of   to regard (something) with disfavour or disapproval  
15    with a view to  
a    with the intention of  
b    in anticipation or hope of  
16    tr   to look at  
17    tr   to consider in a specified manner  
they view the growth of Communism with horror     
18    tr   to examine or inspect carefully  
to view the accounts     
19    tr   to survey mentally; contemplate  
to view the difficulties     
20    to watch (television)  
21    tr   to sight (a hunted animal) before or during the chase  
     (C15: from Old French veue, from veoir to see, from Latin videre)  
  viewable      adj  

exploded view  
      n   a drawing or photograph of a complicated mechanism that shows the individual parts separately, usually indicating their relative positions  
long view  
      n   the consideration of events or circumstances likely to occur in the future  
a    a system of television broadcasting by which subscribers pay for each programme they wish to receive  
b    (as modifier)  
a pay-per-view channel     
point of view  
      n   pl   , points of view  
1    a position from which someone or something is observed  
2    a mental viewpoint or attitude  
3    the mental position from which a story is observed or narrated  
the omniscient point of view     
private view  
      n   a preview, esp. of an art exhibition, for specially invited guests  
rear-view mirror  
      n   a mirror on a motor vehicle enabling the driver to see traffic behind him  
view halloo  
1    a huntsman's cry uttered when the quarry is seen breaking cover or shortly afterwards  
2    a shout indicating an abrupt appearance  
      n      another word for       Weltanschauung  
worm's eye view  
      n   a view seen from below or from a more lowly or humble point  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  



1    aspect, landscape, outlook, panorama, perspective, picture, prospect, scene, spectacle, vista  
2    range or field of vision, sight, vision  
3      (sometimes plural)    attitude, belief, conviction, feeling, impression, judgment, notion, opinion, point of view, sentiment, thought, way of thinking  
4    contemplation, display, examination, inspection, look, recce     (slang)   scan, scrutiny, sight, survey, viewing  
5    with a view to      in order to, in the hope of, so as to, with the aim or intention of  
6    behold, check, check out     (informal)   clock     (Brit. slang)   contemplate, examine, explore, eye, eyeball     (U.S. slang)   gaze at, get a load of     (informal)   inspect, look at, observe, recce     (slang)   regard, scan, spectate, stare at, survey, take a dekko at     (Brit. slang)   watch, witness  
7    consider, deem, judge, look on, regard, think about  

point of view  
1    angle, orientation, outlook, perspective, position, standpoint  
2    approach, attitude, belief, judgment, opinion, slant, view, viewpoint, way of looking at it  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
point of view
In cinema, refers to camera technique (caméra subjective).
internet site allowing to view TV programs after their broadcast allowing targeted advertisement. Requires high-speed internet connexion
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
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